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Sweet Potato and Zucchini Pancakes

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 5-10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large zucchini, shredded (about 1 cup)
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and shredded (about 1 cup)
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  1. Mix zucchini, sweet potato, eggs, salt, pepper, and flour. Mix until well combined.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  3. Using a soup ladle, drop about ¼ cup of mixture into skillet and cook each cake about until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes on each side. Serve as is or with applesauce.

Servings: 6 to 8 people

Suggestion: Use shredded carrot instead of shredded sweet potato.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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